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Constant Southworth was born circa 1615 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands to Edward Southworth (c1592-1622) and Alice Carpenter (1583-1670) and died 11 March 1678 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Collier (1618-1670) 2 November 1637 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.

Biography

Constant Southworth was born by about 1615 (based on date of parents marriage in Leiden Holland), son of Edward and Alice (Carpenter) Southworth. Came to Plymouth Colony in 1628 with his brother Thomas. Both were sons of the second wife of William Bradford (1590-1657).

Constant died in Duxbury MA, 11 March 1678/9.

Marriage & Family

Married in Plymouth, 2 November 1637, Elizabeth Collier, daughter of WILLIAM COLLIER. She died after 20 February 1678/9 (date of husband's will).

  1. Mercy Southworth (1638-1712)
  2. Edward Southworth (1640-1719)
  3. Nathaniel Southworth (1648-1710)
  4. Alice Southworth (1648-1719) - married Benjamin Church (1639-1717), a militia office of Plymouth Colony who is credited with forming the first American Army Ranger combat group, and fought in King Philip's War, King William's War and Queen Anne's War.
  5. Mary Southworth (c1650-1719)
  6. William Southworth (1659-1719)




Children



Offspring of Constant Southworth and Elizabeth Collier (1618-1670)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mercy Southworth (1638-1712) 11 May 1638 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 25 November 1712 Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Samuel Freeman (1638-1712)
Edward Southworth (1640-1719) 1640 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 11 June 1719 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Mary Pabodie (1648-1728)
Nathaniel Southworth (1648-1710) 5 March 1648 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 14 January 1710 Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Desire Gray (1651-1690)
Alice Southworth (1648-1719) 5 March 1648 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 5 May 1719 Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Benjamin Church (1639-1717)
Mary Southworth (c1650-1719) 1654 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Kingdom of England 20 May 1719 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Kingdom of Great Britain David Alden (1645-1719)
William Southworth (1659-1719) 1659 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 25 June 1719 Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Rebecca Pabodie (1660-1702) Rebecca Pabodie (1660-1702) Martha Kirtland (1667-1738)










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